November 28, 2022
NDTV News


“I do not wish to hear the case,” Justice Indira Banerjee give up the Bengal post-poll violence case

New Delhi:

A Supreme Court decide on Friday withdrew herself from listening to the post-poll violence case in Bengal wherein BJP staff had been allegedly killed.

“I do not wish to hear the case. Not before me,” Justice Indira Banerjee stated as she recused herself from the case. Justice Banerjee is from Kolkata.

Families of the victims had gone to courtroom asking for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe.

The Supreme Court had requested the Bengal authorities to answer within the case to which the state stated the petitions had been “politically motivated” and wished them dismissed.

The state additionally stated each act of violence after elections can’t be known as post-poll violence.

The Mamata Banerjee authorities additionally knowledgeable the Supreme Court final month that three folks have been arrested in reference to the alleged killing of two BJP staff.

Due to Justice Banerjee’s withdrawal, the case will now be despatched to a different bench.

Two gang-rape survivors have additionally appealed for a Special Investigation Team or the CBI to probe their instances.

One of the survivors is a minor from the Scheduled Caste group, allegedly gang-raped in Murshidabad district on May 9. The different is a 60-year-old from East Midnapore district, allegedly gang-raped on May 4 in entrance of her 6-year-old grandson.

Both have claimed it was politically motivated violence.

The BJP alleged that after the Trinamool Congress’s sweeping victory within the April-May election its goons killed BJP staff, attacked ladies members, vandalised homes, looted retailers belonging to occasion members and ransacked its places of work.

The Bengal authorities stated the post-poll violence was “somewhat unabated” when the Election Commission was in-charge of legislation and order. The cupboard restored order as soon as the trail ceremony was over, it stated.

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